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Feb 22, 2013 5:00am EST
these big problems and obviously it creates a lot of uncertainty in our economy. >> reporter: and mike, you mentioned that the president made a few phone calls to republican leaders this week. extenting an olive branch. i'll have more on that conversation and if they bought it coming up at 6:00. >> all right. thank you dolia. she's of course live on capitol hill this morning. >>> in virginia, the general assembly is scheduled to adjourn tomorrow and today floor votes are scheduled on the huge transportation funding that's compromised. that's a crowds. the governor wanted it one way. the people wanted it another way and hopefully get something done. it would lower gas taxes for drivers, but raise the sales tax for everyone by .3 of a percent. budget get fors worked overnight to reach an agreement on the state's two year budget. the main block was the pace of expanding medicare. one bill that did not reach governor mcdonnell's desk would have required youth sports programs to use school property and have concussion policies if they want to use that school property. similar to how pu
Feb 19, 2013 5:00am EST
strangely enough has been the bright spot in the struggling economy lately. we like that. on friday stocks finished the week mixed. we'll check the numbers for you. the dow stands this morning still below 14,000 after gaining eight points. the nasdaq dropped by six and the s&p 500 was off by about one and a half points. >>> prices at the gas pump are surging. in fact, aaa says that the average price for a gallon of price has risen for 32 straight days. now the national average is 43 cents or 13% more than back on january 17 when it started climbing. it stands at $3.73 a gallon. that's the most expensive ever for this time of year. in our area, we are averaging $3.77 a gallon this morning. >>> get ready to hear a lot about microsoft's latest twist on e-mail starting today. it is so confident it has the internet's best e-mail service. microsoft is about to spend at least $30 million sending its message across the united states. the barrage begins today for as it goes head to head with google's g mail to welcome new users, microsoft is financing what it believes to be the biggest
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